StudioCanal and Paulo Branco's Gemini Films are poised to sign a French TV distribution deal for some 40 titles in Gemini's catalog. The rights are for "less than 20 years," a company spokesman said.
Regent Entertainment has acquired the romantic comedy "It Had To Be You," starring Natasha Henstridge, for worldwide distribution. Regent will also handle the pic's domestic release.
On the heels of "Miss Congeniality's" boffo run at the B.O., Sandra Bullock's two-fold lifestyle as a thesp-producer has been scorching, setting the tone for a sizzling pre- and poststrike slate in…
Yves Jeanneau has been appointed managing director of documentary mart Sunny Side of the Doc following the death in a drowning accident of co-founder Olivier Masson.
The snakes jumping out of peanut cans weren't the only surprise at the seventh annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Billy Crystal handed out the film awards, international pics made their presence felt…
From the moment the first projector started whirring, music and the movies began an enduring affair. And as filmmakers discovered the box office potential of the love story, music figured prominently…
David Hoberman and Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has tapped Jason Filardi to pen the original screenplay "The Understudy," based on an idea by Richard Kraft and Randy Rogel.
Sex-starved pubescent boys may have been the first to christen Shannon Elizabeth the next big thing, but now the film industry is starting to agree.
In Kasi Lemmons' latest film, "The Caveman's Valentine," Samuel L. Jackson plays a homeless man who lives in a New York City park and suffers from schizophrenia --hardly the image of the romantic…
Army Archerd: Just For Variety
Though Oscar's amorous flirtation with the foreign-language film dates back to nearly its origin (a nomination for the interior decoration of Rene Clair's satire "A Nous la Liberte" in 1932) a formal…